Simple Definition of plastic surgery
: surgery that improves or repairs the form or appearance of body parts
Full Definition of plastic surgery
: surgery done to repair, restore, or improve lost, injured, defective, or misshapen body parts
Examples of plastic surgery in a sentence
He needed plastic surgery on his face after the car accident.
First Known Use of plastic surgery
Medical Definition of plastic surgery
: a branch of surgery concerned with the repair, restoration, or improvement of lost, injured, defective, or misshapen parts of the body chiefly by transfer of tissue; also : an operation performed for such a purpose
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